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londoners are changing their minds about germans. we first turn to the struggle for democracy in egypt. again, supporters of the opposition are being killed exactly two years after the bloody revolution that toppled dictator hosni mubarak. at the time, egyptians enthusiastically ushered in a new era, but the new president has since left many people deeply disappointed. some egyians are dowowowowowowot brotherhood, the country has moved even further from democracy. one blogger is one of those who openly criticizes the new government, but he had to leave egypt to be able to do so. >> the market square is a popular tourist destination. usually, it is filled with people strolling through, taking pictures of st. mary's church, but not everyone carrying a camera here today is on holiday. kareem is not a taurus. he is a 28-will blog your -- 28- year-old logger -- blogger from egypt. the city offered him refuge for one year. the idea was to give him some breathing room and time to feel safe again. his first impressions involved pigeons like these. >> it is not like this in egypt. pigeons do no
just received news that the bill has passed in parliament. let's go live to our correspondent in london, who is following the vote in parliament for us. what was the majority? >> it has really only just been passed -- 400 for the bill and 155 against it, which is quite a lot against it. most would have voted for the bill, but a large portion, really, of the conservative party have voted against it. >> ok, now, where is the political upset in all of this for the prime minister, for david cameron? some say that this vote could leave a legacy of bitterness within his own conservative party. >> well, yes, definitely. one british paper actually made an interesting comment and said the conservative party has had decades of being divided over europe and now david cameron has found an entirely new subject to split the party. humor aside, it has really been a struggle between traditionalists and modernizers. traditionalists have been quite vocal. one mp promoting the merciless prison of equality and another saying that he fears for the future of the children, but unlike the debate on europe, dav
air from the south, all that warm air continuing to stir up. london on your wednesday, high of 3. 10 here on your thursday. meanwhile, farther across athens, you are continuing to see some rough weather, some thunderstorm activity even lingering for you, snow a little bit farther toward the north, warsaw, a high of 0. there's a look at your world weather, here is your extended forecast. london on your wednesday, high weather, here is your extended >>> we are back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. \s
not conceded a goal in competitive place since mid-december, but london is promising passion on the pitch as the gunners pursue their last chance in the season to end a trophy trout stretching all the way back to 2005. >> unlike bayern munich, and now only have the champions league title to play for. out of the cup and out of contention in the english premier league, they need a big performance against the bavaria's to quiet the critics. >> of course, we will try to score goals. but we tried to go forward and tried to score goals. >> in london, they are hoping to continue their solid season. >> of course, the champions league is something special. the best teams in europe compete in it, so the play is at a much higher level than in the bundesliga, depending on the circumstances, of course. >> there's always this second leg. in three weeks time in munich. >> it has been years in the coming, but soccer is finally on the brink of a revolution. goal line technology has been cleared for usage during this year's confederations cup in brazil as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 world cup when it wi
were on show in london last night. they are britain's version of the grammys. >> there was lots of music to be heard, of course, and plenty of awards given out. some of the biggest ones went to a rising star from scotland. >> she has had a standout year. she has topped the charts and closed the london olympics. now she has shown that the brits, grabbing best female solo artist and best album, but she says she is a very unlikely pop star. >> this is an album i wrote because i did not have the confidence to say these things in person. >> ben howard has also taken him two gongs. he won best male , and best man when to mumford and sons. adele won best single. she kept her speech brief after being cut off last year for talking too much. >> i love you all. thank you so, so much. >> the brits are an annual celebration of the best of british. now, riding high around the world, reason enough to put on a bash. chemical elvis. >> a lot of anti gravity hairdos' there. see you next time. - captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
, the british isles, cold air and temperatures around london and paris, lingering around 20. you have to go farther to the south for active weather. several systems pushing across the mediterranean and bringing storms along the coastline, farther toward the north to the alps. heavy snowfall expected in austria and hungary. the cold air filters toward the south. london, paris, freezing mark, madrid, you will see temperatures fall down. farther toward the north and east on the cold side, moscow, minus 5 on saturday. that's a look at world weather. here is a look at the extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more on the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks very much for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
to 30 centimeters. temperatures also reflecting this. really a dramatic drop down in london, paris, 5 and 6. kiev, 0 degrees. a quick look at eastern asia, we are watching a storm system move across japan. behind it, much clearer and conditions across korea and china, cooler, but it looks like much more fresh air is continuing to push in. we're seeing heavy rainfall across much of japan, due to the warm air coming in from the south. snowfall for portions of hokkaido. you will see wet snow accompanied by gusty winds at times. very well could result in power outages across much of northern japan here, good news on sunday, things will clear right off. in saturday evening, rainshowers, and three-day into saturday morning. sunny skies working their way in. high of 20. more like late april. look at that. dropping off. 10-degree drop near the freezing mark for your overlight low and that's a look at the tokyo three-day forecast. take a look at the forecast for the rest of you. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more "newsline." thank you very much for joining us. have a great day wherever
tuesday. already seeing temperatures fall towards the west by 5 degrees in london between monday and tuesday down to 4 degrees here. meanwhile, 5 in berlin. towards the east, minus 3 for you in moscow. still not too bad here in the mid teens for athens. here's your extended forecast. >>> in japan february 4th marks the first day of spring, that's according to the old japanese calendar. and thanks to some southerly winds it's warm enough today to say spring has arrived. in the western city a type of cherry tree is starting to bloom. the weather on monday is warm rising to temperatures usually not seen until early april. >> translator: i can feel that spring has come because it's warm and the cherry trees are starting to bloom. >> in fukushima prefecture a local brewer has shipped 14 bottles of fresh sake. the brewer is about one of 40 across the country shipping sake marking the arrival of spring. the region is still recovering from the 2011 natural and nuclear disaster. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
will reach to the southeast by thursday. temperatures then for your wednesday, 5 degrees in london and 6 in paris. 1 degree in stockholm and moscow. warmer here and meanwhile, athens at 16 and cooling down in rome, 1 degree. here is your extended forecast. >>> we'll be back in 30 minutes with more news. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thank you for joining us. have a great day, wherever you are. \s
the freezing mark as well. mild in london and paris. 5 for thursday. and down toward the south in lisbon, 13. here is a look at the extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more on the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. have a great day, wherever you are.
and theoretical instruction. he trained wrestlers for the 2012 olympics, then led them to london. they won three medals, gold, silver, and bronze. but that was less than the team brought home from the 2008 summer games. he lost some of his shine. then the abuse allegations surfaced. he admitted he was lofty to women and was only trying to get the best out of them. >> translator: in judo, you compete at the olympic games to win medals. and i believe that is our mission. i admit that i felt pressure to make the athletes strong in a short period of time. >> reporter: sports figures have criticized sonoda's win-at-all-costs attitude. >> translator: i imagined he felt a lot of pressure to win at the games, but his passion took a wrong turn. >> reporter: international judo federation spokespersons say sonoda's actions do not reflect the spirit and ferocity of their sport. they say judo should enhance physical and mental abilities. anything that goes against that principle has no place. the fact that modern judo was developed in japan is another reason the scandal is getting so much attention. but japa
weather here will continue throughout tuesday. low temperatures continue. only 3 degrees in london and 6 degrees in paris. finally, in east asia, we are seeing thunderstorms and heavy rain for the southern islands of japan as well as taiwan. this system is going to be a very problematic one as it heads toward the east. it's going to drag cooler air from the north and bring some precipitation for japan, so low temperatures and humidity, meaning that snow showers are likely, particularly in central japan. even metro tokyo will see some snow showers from tonight into wednesday morning. out towards the west looking dry across much of china, but scattered showers for the phillipines today. your highs cooler than seasonal in tokyo, 7 degrees. 2 degrees in beijing and down towards the south, 33 degrees in bangkok and 32 in manila. that's it for now. up next is your ththe-day outlook. >>> and that wraps up this edition of "newsline." i'm catherine kobayashi in tokyo. thanks for joining us. \
to make some chilly weather, and london, only 3 for the high on wednesday, and you look out toward the east, moscow, minus 3. and here is the extend the forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
this has been showing all week. temperatures in london at 9, paris at 8, madrid and lisbon up into the high teens and snowfall in moscow and warsaw, should be temperatures hovering right around freezing on your friday. that's a look at your world weather, here's your extended forecast. >>> valentine's day is a day to offer greeting cards, candies and flowers to a special someone. at one place in japan, some animals offer a little romantic help. they take up formation in a heart shape around a lucky couple. ranchers position bits of feed on the ground to get the animals to cooperate. and an aquarium, sea otters receive ice shaped like a heart. the keepers give ice to the three otters every day to strengthen their teeth. on valentine's day, they colored the ice pink for the occasion. >> translator: they looked happy and that made me happy, too. they were so cute. >> another visitor said she wanted to give a gift as someone as sweet as the otters. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
procedure to hire lawyers to look for loopholes that could save the millions in taxes. >> now, a london-based group is trying to change that. >> can these men stop global companies from dodging taxes around the world? tax officials from australia, britain, and china analyze complex schemes to reduce company tax burdens. this one leaves from england to australia, taking advantage of tax havens along the way. the authority of tax officials often ends at the border. investigators request information from authorities and other countries, but it is often not enough. >> when you start looking at very complex affairs, then a simple letter is rarely sufficient to fully explore the issues. by working together, we are able to understand the cultural differences that exist between our different countries. >> in britain, u.s. coffeehouse starbucks sparked outrage when it was revealed the company paid very little tax in the u.k. its trick was to pay high licensing fees to reduce its corporate tax rate. activists say starbucks is no exception. >> there's a lot of online-based companies like amazon, g
in the world is on display in the tower of london. some indians are demanding that britain give it back. reuters reports that cameron says returning the diamond would not be the right approach. he made the comment on wednesday, the last day of his visit when he became the first serving british prime minister to voice publicly a sense of regret about the 1919 killing of unarmed civilians. the massacre was one of the bloodiest episodes of the colonial era. >> i came here to pay my respects and to remember all those innocent people that died. this was a deeply shameful event in british history. >> the diamond is just one of many cultural assets collected by colonizing countries from the lands they controlled. cameron said he doesn't believe in what he called returnism and that he wants britain's museums and cultural institutions to look after precious objected and share them with the world. >>> rapid industrialization is taking its toll on the environment. in vietnam, pollution is spreading from urban areas into the countryside and even affecting people's health. for them, a new collaborat
in towards italy. now here are your temperatures. we have 10 degrees in madrid, 7 for paris as well as london with 1 in stockholm and 1 degree in moscow, but falling to about minus 6 on your saturday. that's a very rapid cooldown we were talking about towards the northeast. here now is your extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
are your temperatures. 7 degrees in london as well as in paris. but then the temperatures drop away as we head in towards central europe. 2 degrees in vienna. 3 in berlin. minus 5 for the high in moscow with minus 4 in kiev. here's your extended forecast. >>> visitors to a city office near tokyo are enjoying a display of imperial elegance in miniature form. hina dolls represent members of the nobility. the dolls are the centerpiece of a festival every march. families set them out as a way to pray for good health for their daughters. craftsmen in the city have been making the dolls for nearly 400 years. residents collected more than 1800 dolls from all over the country. they are displaying them to draw attention in visitors. the dolls at the top are seven meters off the floor. >> translator: they reach right up to the ceiling. they are amazing. >> translator: it's wonderful to see something big like this. >> the dolls will be on display until march 9th. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo.
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